Thursday September 03, 2015
A new CAO points system, which will be used for entry to higher education from 2017 by students now entering 5th Year, has been announced.
Friday August 28, 2015
Student asylum seekers who have been in the Irish school system for at least five years will be able to apply for student supportsto access third level education from 1 September.
Thursday August 27, 2015
The opening of a multi-denominational primary school that was due to serve the town of Castlebar from next month has been deferred until next year as its patron says it is too remote.
Tuesday August 25, 2015
A faction within the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland has called on members to reject proposals on junior cycle reform in a ballot that it is due to take place next month.
Monday August 24, 2015
Almost 40,000 applicants have accepted a third-level place in this year's first round of CAO offers.
Sunday August 16, 2015
A leading academic has said colleges have been manipulating the admissions system to maintain their number of high-points courses.
Friday August 14, 2015
The case of Anna Kern, the asylum seeker from Ukraine who got 575 points in her Leaving Cert, will fall outside the scheme on access to third level education being published next week by the Department of Education.
Thursday August 13, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said the number of students failing honours maths is not out of step with other subjects.
Monday August 10, 2015
Four years after plans for a proposed national children's hospital were rejected by An Bord Pleanála a new planning application has been lodged for approval.